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Gram Stain: Test yourself in Gram Stain Procedure | Virtual Lab

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Higher Education
Biology
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Gram Stain: Test yourself in Gram Stain Procedure
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About This Simulation

Familiarize yourself with details about Gram Stain procedure. Learn about reagents used during the experiment and repeat the protocol in stepwise manner, to be more than ready for real time Gram staining!

Learning Objectives

  • Recall the steps of a Gram stain procedure
  • Justify the methodology and reagents used in a Gram staining procedure

About This Simulation

Level:
High School
Higher Education
Length:
10
Min
Accessibility Mode:
Available
Languages:
English
German
Italian
French
Spanish

Lab Techniques

  • The Gram stain technique
  • Self Testing
No lab techniques are listed for this simulation.

Related Standards

University:
  • Early Stage Bachelors Level
  • EHEA First Cycle
  • FHEQ 6
  • FHEQ 4
  • FHEQ 5
  • EHEA Short Cycle
  • US College Year 1
  • US College Year 2
NGSS:
  • LS1.A-H1
  • LS1.A-H2
  • LS1.A-H3
  • LS1.A-H4
AP:
  • Biology Unit 2: Cell Structure and Function
LB:
  • Biology 1.3 Membrane structure
  • Biology 6.3 Defence against infectious disease
No lab techniques are listed for this simulation.

Learn More About This Simulation

This short, targeted simulation is adapted from the full-length “The Gram Stain: Identify and differentiate bacteria” simulation.

Do you have a general idea of how the Gram Staining procedure looks like, but you want to practice the exact protocol in a stepwise manner? Do you want to feel comfortable enough with the learned techniques and reasoning behind it, so nothing can surprise you in the lab? This simulation is perfect for you! 

Recall the steps in Gram Staining 

With this visual minigame, you will have a chance to repeat all steps necessary to perform Gram Staining and prepare samples for later identification. You will repeat the methodology and reasoning behind each reagent and the colorful graphics will help you remember the most crucial parts of the protocol. With this simulation you will be more than ready to try Gram staining in a real lab!

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